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Expert in: General Surgery
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Vascular Surgery

Professor Mark Whiteley is becoming known as the "Celebrity Veins Doctor" following his highly public treatment of Virgin DJ and Celebrity Chris Evans in November 2019. Using his pioneering techniques for varicose veins and thread veins, Mark has treated many celebrities over the last 20 years. Those who have gone public include Kate Lawler, Ian Hyland, and Eve Cameron. Mark has been featured in Tatler as "Best for veins" for the last 11 years.

Professor Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Venous Surgeon at The Whiteley Clinic and a visiting Professor at The University of Surrey. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and he was the first surgeon to perform endovenous (keyhole) surgery for varicose veins in the UK.

Professor Whiteley opened The Whiteley Clinic in 2003, which is now a network known as The Whiteley Clinic. He has a research and education unit there and his team has won national and international prizes for their advances in venous surgery for leg and pelvic veins. They have also published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Professor Whiteley has been named as the recommended vein surgeon by Tatler for over 11 years. In 2001, he and Judy Holdstock invented the TRLOP technique used for closing incompetent perforating veins. He has also written a book - "Understanding Venous Reflux: The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers" and had edited a book with Emma Dabbs "Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1".

In February 2019 he performed the first microwave treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

In May 2019 he performed the first Echotherapy (Sonovein using HIFU - High Intensity focused ultrasound) treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

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Mr Omar Abu-Bakr is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist with a special interest in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He has over 12 years of experience in treating varicose veins.

Mr Abu-Bakr is a specialist in General Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Phlebology, the International Union of Phlebology, and the European Venous Forum. He is a fellow of the College of Phlebology, UK.

Mr Abu-Bakr completed The Whiteley Clinic training in endovenous ablation of varicose veins and thread veins in 2012. He also trained in glue closure therapy of varicose veins in Sapheon in Germany.

Mr Abu-Bakr has a research interest in varicose veins, endovenous treatment of severe varicose veins, and treatment of venous ulcers.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Kesava Mannur is a consultant  Laparoscopic and Upper GI surgeon specialising in bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgeries.

Mr Mannur graduated with an MBBS from Sri Venkateswara University India and then trained in General Surgery at Chennai, Cardiff, Lister Hospital in Stevenage, Middlesex Hospital and The Royal London Hospitals before training in obesity surgery Europe and the USA. He has been performing laparoscopic surgical work since 1990 and bariatric/metabolic surgery since 1998. From 2003 he became director of bariatric surgery after establishing the unit at Homerton University Hospital London. Working alongside a multidisciplinary team including psychologists, eating disorder specialists, dietitians and Endocrinologists Mr Mannur has performed over 4,500 bariatric procedures to date, with minimal morbidity.

In addition to his clinical work Mr Mannur is a prominent figure in the research community with numerous notable publications and has taught bariatric surgery both in the UK and abroad. He is also involved in the development and running of a low-budget hospital in Hyderabad and is a keen practiser of meditation.

Professional Memberships:

  • RSM
  • IFSO
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
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Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Said Mohamed is a Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon, with expertise in treating colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease as well as benign colorectal conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and anal fistulae. 

Mr Mohamed qualified in medicine from The Queen’s College, University of Oxford and completed his surgical training at the London Postgraduate Deanery. He obtained further advanced training in colorectal surgery at the University College Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Mr. Mohamed is an advanced endoscopist and specialises in the treatment of large colorectal polyps and early rectal cancer. He is an accredited Bowel Scope screening endoscopist and is the Endoscopy Lead for training at the Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust. In addition to his colorectal expertise, he specialises in repairs of all types of abdominal wall herniae including abdominal wall reconstruction and component separation for large incisional herniae.


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Mr Kyriakides is a qualified Consultant Vascular surgeon and a fellow of Harvard Medical School. He is a consultant at The Barts and The London NHS Trust where he runs a very busy practice dealing with patients who present with all aspects of vascular surgery. Mr Kyriakides has a particular interest in the field of minimally invasive vascular surgery which he practices at The Private Clinic in Harley Street. Mr Kyriakides is also interested in understanding and exploring the role of new technologies and techniques in the management of arterial and venous disease.

Mr Kyriakides is a member of numerous organisations, namely The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, The European Society for Vascular Surgery and The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. Mr Kyriakides has performed over 1500 Endo Venous Laser Ablations (EVLAs) which has been proven to be the most successful minimally invasive laser treatment for the removal of varicose veins.
Mr Kyriakides has also pioneered the use of EVLA as a treatment for veins on the hands. He is one of very few surgeons in Europe trained in this ground-breaking technique. Mr Kyriakides is also highly specialised in performing varicose vein treatments to the scrotum and varicose vein treatments to the vulva and vagina which are both often conducted as treatment for pelvic congestion.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery

Mr Tarun Singhal qualified in 1995 and completed his Master of Surgery in 2001. He is a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon at BMI Chelsfield Hospital, BMI The Sloane, BMI Blackheath, HCA The Shard, London Bridge Hospital.

Tarun Singhal completed a Fellowship in laparoscopic colorectal surgery, peritoneal malignancy, low rectal surgery, and multi-visceral resection while in Basingstoke. He completed a Fellowship in advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic colorectal surgery at Portsmouth.

He was awarded King’s Commendation (King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) in 2018 for outstanding service to the Trust and it’s patients. 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Colorectal Surgery , Gastroenterology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Warren is available at Kings Oak Hospital on Monday & Wednesday 13.00-18.00, Thursday 8am-12.00 and 18.00 -20.00, Highgate Hospital Tuesday 8-11, Alternate Tuesdays Cavell Hospital 11.00 - 14.00 and Friday at The Wellington Hospital 13.00 - 18.00 Should you require a short notice appointment please contact  Emma on 0208 370 9525 

Mr Stephen Warren is a Consultant General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon based in London, UK. Following his graduation from University of London in 1986 he soon discovered an interest in laparoscopic surgery, finding that patients experienced less pain compared to traditional methods and also recovered quicker with fewer complications. By 1991 he had performed his first laparoscopic cholecystectomy and as a young consultant was awarded a national scholarship to gain experience at the renowned Cleveland Clinic in USA for a 3 month sabbatical.

He was the recipient of a Master of Surgery MS in Surgery for his published thesis from the University of London.

He has a specialist interest in all abdominal and bowel complaints. He is a highly skilled laparoscopic surgeon and applies his skills to a wide variety of surgical operations, both elective planned and emergencies.

In his personal time he enjoys oil painting,  road cycling, and football.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
Colorectal Surgery , Gastroenterology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Chetan Bhan is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon who qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 1998. Mr Bhan’s surgical training in London and the South East included research into lower gastrointestinal disorders and advanced colorectal training in complex surgery. He completed his training in Sydney, Australia where he completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic techniques. 

Mr Bhan’s areas of special interest include surgical management of hernias, gallstones, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), diverticular disease and pelvic floor disorders. He has developed the Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) colorectal service (virtually scarless surgery) at the Whittington Hospital where he is also Head of the Department of Surgery. 

He is also reponsible for training the next generation of surgeons in his position as Training Programme Director for surgical training in North Central and East London.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Rohatgi is a trained general surgeon. His special interests are upper gastrointestinal benign

and cancer surgery, biliary pathology and gastro-oesphageal reflux disease. His specialist training was at 2 major

oesophagogastric cancer units in the South East of England.

He has been practicing as a consultant for the past 8 years with his NHS work spilt between two sites. He works as one of the six Oesophago-Gastric Surgeons at University College Hospital, which is a center of excellence for cancer care. There he is involved in resections and postoperative management of all types of oesophageal and gastric cancers. As it is a tertiary referral they are responsible for the acute management of all Upper Gastrointestinal emergencies in North and East London.

Currently he is the only Upper gastrointestinal Surgeon at Whipps’ Cross hospital, which is a large District General hospital in NorthEast London. There he undertakes all forms of benign and complex upper gastrointestinal and biliary surgeries, which are mainly performed laparoscopically.

Furthermore as a Laparoscopic and General Surgeon he is involved in the regular management of general surgical emergencies.

He has an avid interest in clinical research with over 25 publications to his name and

numerous international and national presentations.

Recently he has set up a One-Stop Abdominal Pain Clinic at the London Clinic which currently is the one clinic of its kind in London.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Imber studied medicine at Cambridge University, qualifying in 1992. He went on to specialise in open and laparoscopic abdominal, liver and pancreatic surgery and Liver Transplantation, practising in London, Cambridge and Birmingham. He was appointed to the post of Consultant Surgeon in 2006.

Mr Imber has special interests in complex abdominal wall Hernia surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Laparoscopic Surgery and Emergency Surgery. His practice covers all aspects of benign and malignant disease in this area. 

He is still active in research, combining academic work with his clinical practice, and has had more than 50 peer-reviewed papers published in leading medical journals as well as being an invited speaker at several International specialist conferences.


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What is a General Surgeon?

General surgery refers to a surgeon with a wide variety of surgical skills that can diagnose and treat a wide range of surgical conditions.

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When to see a General Surgeon?

You may want to consult a general surgeon if you require surgery such as hernia operations, colon cancer surgery, appendicectomy and breast surgery.

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What procedures can you find at a General Surgery clinic? 

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